Album: Paper Trail
Produer: Justin Timberlake, Rob Knox
Label: Grand Hustle, Atlantic
T.I. had a lot on his mind in 2008. Besides his impending jail sentence, he was still recovering from the death of his friend, Philant Johnson, who was shot in 2006 after a concert in Cincinnati. On the track, Tip recollected the petty bullshit that ended up getting his friend killed, vowed that "the old me is dead and gone," and that he would never let something like that happen again.